HTC, Apple shake hands
HTC and Apple have reached a settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement. About two months ago, HTC chairperson Cher Wang said that the company had no intentions of settling its patent dispute with Apple out of court.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Commentary: Will Apple soften its stance against Samsung after reaching peace deal with HTC?
The announcement of a comprehensive settlement of patent lawsuits between Apple and HTC comes as a surprise to the smartphone industry, given Apple's previous hostile attitude against...
Monday 12 November 2012
HTC, Apple settle patent dispute
HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...
Friday 26 October 2012
HTC sees profits drop sharply in 3Q12
HTC has reported net profits of NT$3.9 billion (US$133.2 million) for the third quarter of 2012, down 56% sequentially and 82% on year. EPS for the third quarter was NT$4.7, compared...
Tuesday 9 October 2012
HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers
HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...
Wednesday 29 August 2012
HTC has no intentions to settle with Apple, says company chairperson
HTC and Apple have been battling over patents. According to Cher Wang, chairperson of HTC, despite Samsung's recent lawsuit loss, HTC does not have any intentions to settle.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
HTC chairperson confident of improving operations
HTC will strengthen its deployment in retail channels globally so as to tide over its operating constrains it encountered recently, including increasing market competition, the temporarily...
Friday 18 May 2012
Apple wages new legal battle against HTC
Apple has submitted a motion to the US International Trade Commission suggesting that HTC does not have legitimacy over the five patents pertaining to wireless technologies which...
Friday 9 September 2011
HTC files new patent complains against Apple, using patents transferred from Google
HTC will take further legal action against Apple, adding new patent complaints to its previous filing lodged with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 16, and will...
Thursday 7 July 2011
Commentary: HTC acquisition of graphics and 3D patents has limited effect to counter Apple patent lawsuits
HTC has stated that its decision to acquire S3 Graphics from its associate company VIA Technologies is aimed at strengthening its patent profiles related to graphics and 3D technology,...
Wednesday 3 March 2010
HTC insists it develops user interface and smartphones in house, not copying from Apple
Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, in response to a patent lawsuit filed recently by Apple, has issued a statement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange stating that it is an innovator...